822.796/264: Telegram

The Minister in Ecuador (Long) to the Secretary of State

261. Department’s telegram No. 171 of November 9, 4 p.m. Moral assurance note presented with wording of final sentence changed as Department suggested.24

Publicity being released tonight.

Service will be inaugurated tomorrow morning and contracts regarding airports and air mail should be signed in a few days. Vidal thinks all details now clearly understood hence improbable that any important differences can arise which cannot be readily settled here.

  1. Formal approval of this understanding was given by Ecuador on November 27, 1940.